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Shareholder-Info

This section contains information on transactions, acquisitions or plans of arrangement either to be completed, or that have been completed in the last few years. By clicking on the related link, you will find:

  • a summary of each transaction
  • the impact on the original investment
  • the most frequently asked questions
Transactions
AlarmForce Industries January 5, 2018

Acquisition of all issued and outstanding common shares of AlarmForce.

Shareholders could elect to receive either:  1) $16.00 in cash (cash consideration); approximately 0.2597 of a BCE common share, plus $0.01 in cash (the share consideration).

NOTE that the right to exchange your AlarmForce shares will expire on January 4, 2024.

MTS March 17, 2017

Acquisition of all issued and outstanding common shares of MTS. 

Shareholders could elect to receive either:  1) $40.00 in cash (cash consideration);  0.6756 of a BCE common share (share consideration).
(Both elections were subject to proration; however, the proration was only applied to the cash consideration - $20.3977 in cash and 0.3311 of a BCE common share)

NOTE that the right to exchange your MTS shares will expire on March 16, 2023.

Glentel May 20, 2015

Acquisition of mobile products distributor GLENTEL Inc.

Shareholders could elect to receive either:  1) $26.50 in cash (cash consideration);  2) 0.4974 of a BCE common share (share consideration).

(Any election was subject to proration and rounding such that the total consideration paid by BCE was comprised of 50% in cash and 50% in BCE common shares)
Bell Aliant privatization November 3, 2014

Tender offer to purchase all outstanding publicly held common shares of Bell Aliant.

Shareholders could elect to receive either:  1) $31 in cash (cash consideration);  2) 0.6371 of a BCE common share (share consideration);  3) $7.75 in cash and 0.4778 of a BCE common share (cash and share consideration).

(Options 1 and 2 were subject to proration)

Bell Aliant distribution

July 10, 2006

Distribution of 0.0725 Bell Aliant units and consolidation of BCE common shares to 0.915

NOTE that the distribution of Bell Aliant units had an impact on the calculation of the cost of your BCE common shares – Review the tax consequences for all details

Teleglobe

November 1, 2003

Exchange of 0.91 of a BCE common share plus cash per Teleglobe common share. 

NOTE that the right to exchange your Teleglobe shares into BCE shares expired on November 1, 2003

Nortel distribution May 1, 2000

Distribution of 1.570386 share of Nortel per BCE common share.

NOTE that the distribution of Nortel shares had an impact on the calculation of the cost of your BCE common shares – Review the tax consequences for all details

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